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    May 27, 2015OCE accelerates auto innovation through new program partnerships
    Fueling innovation is exactly what Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and some of its partners are doing through programs that will move more automotive-based research from the classroom to the showroom.
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    May 27, 2015Partnering with angels
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) has solidified its relationship with six Ontario angel investment groups as a means of bolstering resources and services for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

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  • May 29, 2015 – Financial PostWhat I learned about business from launching an app and clinching our first 1,000 users

    Earlier this year, Kabir Daswani launched Grabb, a mobile app that allows people to pre-order and pre-pay for meals — skip the line to save time.
    It’s been a steep learning curve, from registering Grabb as a business in the Queen’s University library to attracting its first 1,000 users, and Daswani learned a few lessons about launching a business.

  • May 27, 2015 – Medical XpressBetter, more affordable prosthetic knees bound for developing world
    Backed with a blend of investments, including from Ontario Centres of Excellence, and catalyzed by Grand Challenges Canada, a new Toronto-based company will contribute to a better life for amputees in developing countries. With the new funding, LegWorks will mass produce its innovative, affordable prosthetic knee, the All-Terrain Knee (AT-Knee), the functionality and durability of which makes it ideal for amputees living in the developing world.